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A survival guide to the misinformation age - scientific habits of mind A survival guide to the misinformation age - scientific habits of mind

Feb 9, 2016
Cosmosapiens - human evolution from the origin of the universe Cosmosapiens - human evolution from the origin of the universe

"Specialist scientific fields are developing at incredibly swift speeds, but what can they really tell us about how the universe began and how we humans evolved to play such a dominant role on Earth? John Hands's ... ambitious quest is to bring together this scientific knowledge and evaluate without bias or preconception all the theories and evidence about the origin and evolution of matter, life, consciousness, and humankind. This ... book provides [a] comprehensive account ... of current ideas

Feb 13, 2016
Fossils - the key to the past Fossils - the key to the past

"In his accessible introduction to the study and meaning of fossils, the world-renowned paleontologist Richard Fortey provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of fossils and their use in reconstructing the history of life on Earth. Extensively illustrated in full color throughout, this fifth edition of Fossils includes the most recent advances in our understanding of the fossil record and the significance of new fossil finds"--Back cover.

Feb 13, 2016
Geology - a complete introduction Geology - a complete introduction

Feb 13, 2016
Sex in the sea - our intimate connection with kinky crustaceans, sex-changing fish, romantic lobsters, and other salty erotica of the deep Sex in the sea - our intimate connection with kinky crustaceans, sex-changing fish, romantic lobsters, and other salty erotica of the deep

Feb 13, 2016
The living bird - 100 years of listening to nature The living bird - 100 years of listening to nature

Feb 13, 2016
The Serengeti rules - the quest to discover how life works and why it matters The Serengeti rules - the quest to discover how life works and why it matters

"How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In [this book], ... Sean Carroll tells the stories of the pioneering scientists who sought the answers to such simple yet profoundly important questions, and shows how their discoveries matter for our health and the health of the planet we depend upon"--Dust jacket flap.

Feb 13, 2016